March 21, 2023

Appts. Available for Free Vaccine Clinics


Free back-to-school vaccine clinics for children (birth to age 18) living in St. Mary’s County are being offered by the health department.

Reports of Lasers Aimed at Aircraft on the Rise


The Federal Aviation Administration has released a report on incidents involving lasers being pointed at aircraft across the US from 2010 to 2020. Yearly reports of lasers being aimed at aircraft topped out at 7,398 in 2016, dropping to 5,663 by 2018, but has been steadily increasing since then.

Back-to-School Vaccine Clinics Set

Vaccination Clinics

The St. Mary’s County Health Department will offer free back-to-school vaccine clinics for children up to age 18 who live in St. Mary’s. Three clinics will be held at Spring Ridge Middle School.

Health Department Recommends Flu Shots


The St. Mary’s County Health Department recommends flu vaccinations for community members over the age of 6 months.

4 Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinics Planned

Vaccination Clinics

Four drive-thru clinics will offer free back-to-school vaccinations for children living in St. Mary’s County. Dates are September 18, 19, 23, and 26.